Not only the desert sand. In some locations there are natural lakes where the water comes from local water sources and the origin of the annual rainfall. Here palm trees are also commonly found, and even the crops of fruit and a lush garden. In locations such as this oasis populations usually formed. Unfortunately, many of which disappear for various reasons.
1. Ubari lakes, Oasis Awbari erg, Sahara
It is near Fezzan and 30 km north of Germa, Libya. Saltpan is a trade center site for people who mostly sell souvenirs and other items on the edge of the lake.
Umm Al-Maa, meaning Mother of Water, is one of the largest lake in this oasis. Unfortunately, like other lakes, the layer of water in the area is so deep that these lakes began to dry.Concurrent with that from dirty water, even when the salt level is the same as in the Dead Sea. The high salt in Umm Al-Maa Lake makes it simple to float if the dip here.
Former city dwellers abandoned Gebraoun located not far from here with the impressive ruins of the building indicate that the lake here was a suspension of living adequate and quality.
2. Huacachina Oasis, Peru
Hucachina is a small oasis town in the area of Ica, southwestern Peru. Oasis under the name "Oasis of the Americas" is a resort popular with foreign and domestic tourists. Local legend tells that the lake was formed when the young hunter disturbing a beautiful princess who is bathing. Princess is going to disappear soon leaving pools of water that later became lakes.
3. Oasis Turpan, China
Turpan, or also known as Tulufan, an oasis city in the Xinjiang Uygur region, China. It is just 8 km west of the ruins of Jiaohe, a border area that was destroyed by the garrison troops of Genghis Khan in the Han Dynasty.
4. Lake of desert in Brazil
This wonderful desert lake is located in Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, Maranhao, Brazil. Formed as part of a system of freshwater lakes from rainfall during the first six months of each year and then will gradually evaporate and the water is rising next year again. Some lakes are among the palm trees, while others are barren
5. Lake Creescent in the Gobi Desert China
Desert Lake is located at the edge of an ancient city that can be found on the journey along the Silk Road to the West. As this starts to dry up and down more than 25 feet during the last 30 years due to the direct use by farmers and the growing population. This resulted in gradual disappearance of the lake that has existed since thousands of years ago.
6. Chebika Oasis, Tunisia
Oasis is an oasis of beauty is perhaps the most visible person without the person realizing it. This is where the location filming of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Finally even this oasis name taken from one of the characters in the film is Chewbacca.
7. Timia Oasis, Sahara Desert, Niger
Timia Water Oasis located in the Mountains (northern Nigeria), is the most beautiful oasis in the country for a reason. Not only is it a picture of a lake in the middle of the desert with few trees palemnya only, in dalamya there are gardens lush with orange and pomegranate ready plucked and eaten on the spot (with pay of course).
Several kinds of other fruit trees, cereals, and vegetables are also grown here. Crops but also sent to other parts of Nigeria.
8. Oasis in Oman
This green oasis hidden in the middle of the desert of Oman. A few oases in the Sultanate of Oman as a regular in the field of botanical study of agro-biodiversity. The researchers are also looking for reasons why the number of oases declined rapidly.